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POLICE FOILS PLOT TO KILL NIGERIAN NATIONAL

BY KENNEDY MUHIIRE

Police in Kampala foiled a plot to murder a Nigerian National who reportedly entered the country with gold worth shs. 300 million.

The plot hacked by a girl friend identified as Prossy Nanyonga and a Police officer Corporal Godfrey Byaruhanga attached to Jinja Road Police Station leaked to the [Police Flying Squad before it was effected.

The duo are being held at Central Police Station as investigations go on.

Byaruhanga was reportedly hired at a cost of $ 50,000, with a front payment of $ 20,000, and was supposed to pick the balance of $ 30,000 after execution.

The Nigerian was identified as Malik Hosam who entered Uganda illegally with gold, to meet his girlfriend Nanyonga Prossy.

The Commandant Police flying squad Herbert Muhangi confirmed that Byaruhanga was arrested by flying squad operatives who trailed him up to the would be execution site in Kireka a Kampala suburb.

Muhangi says the officer had applied for a one Month’s leave from duty, to execute the demonic deal.

Two more suspects are under investigations including the armory attendant who allegedly gave out the.

Byaruhanga Godfrey will battle charges related to attempted murder and threatening violence.

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OPPOSITION DIVIDED OVER PRESIDENTIAL AGE LIMITS

Unmasking the cracks in the divided opposition in Parliament, four top opposition MPs have met president Museveni for monetary negotiations to front the agenda of lifting the veil to extend age limits and term limits of judges, president, the electoral commission chairperson and his commissioners among others. The MPs who are reported to have met with president Museveni

JOURNALISTS BLOCKED FROM COVERING KIRUMIRA CASE

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE

There was scuffle at the police headquarters as police tried to block journalists from accessing court premises where ASP Muhammad Kirumura was supposed to appear for the hearing of his case.

His last appearance in court as well caused havoc in court chambers when senior commissioner

Election Observers Decry Electoral Violence

Kampala - A local body for Elections observers has decried the increased electoral violence that have threatened the credibility of the electoral process. In their monthly report, the Citizens’ Electoral Observer Network have profiled increased cases of electoral violence, especially in areas where the opposition is more grounded and strong.

PAY TV EXPLOITING UGANDANS

Media owners have expressed concern that audiences are being exploited by Pay TV service providers.

The Uganda Communication Commission switched off the analogue signal in 2014 to introduce Ugandans to a digital television services.

Since then, many people were advised to purchase

MAKERERE DONS LAY-DOWN TOOLS OVER DELAYED SALARY

Makerere University Dons have threatened to lay tools down, due to delayed salaries. The Dons have given the University Administration up to 23th July, to clear their Salary arrears for June and all other incentives. The Chairman of Makerere University Academic Staff Association Dr. Muhammad Kiggundu says the reporters have not received their Salary and other

LOW TURN UP AT MUKONO

Mukono - Voters at some polling stations in Mukono were stranded at most of the polling stations when biometric voters identification machines failed to function.

Some of the polling stations affected included that one of CAOs building, Bugunju catholic

Coffee price boom extends to 2015

Kenya’s premium coffee looks set to stretch its good run to 2015 after registering six per cent sales growth in the last four auctions. During last week’s auction at the Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE), grade AA, Kenya’s best variety, fetched Sh25,935 ($285)

FORMER UN HEAD BOUTROS BOUTROS-GHALI, DIES AT 93

Former United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali has died at age 93 Years.

Ghali dies at a Cairo Hospital in Egypt after being admitted with broken Pelvis last week.

He died at a Cairo hospital on Tuesday,

GEN KATUMBA WAMALA MEETS SOMALI PRESIDENT

MOGADISHU The Chief of Defense Forces Gen Edward Katumba Wamala has held talks with the Somali President Hassan Sheikh Muhamud about the security situation in the Horn of African Country. The talks dwelt much on the existence of the UPDF in Somalia, the elections in the Country and the general security situation therein.